TEN MILE RIVER HISTORIC TRAILS REQUIREMENTS

To earn the Basic Trail Medal:

 

  • Hike the TMR Trail system for at least ten miles.

  • Visit the TMR Scout Museum.

  • Take the Ten Mile River Historical Trails Quiz.

  • Write an essay of at least 100 words about what you learned about history from this hiking experience.

 

To earn the 14-miler device:

 

  • Camp in the vicinity of the TMR Trail in an established campsite at TMR for at least two days and one night.

  • Hike 14 miles on the TMR Trail System during the two-day period, not exceeding ten miles per day.

  • Visit the TMR Scout Museum.

  • Take the Ten Mile River Historical Trails Quiz.

  • Write an essay of at least 100 words about what you learned about history from this hiking experience.

 

To earn the 30-miler device:

 

  • Camp in the vicinity of the TMR Trail in an established campsite at TMR for at least three days and two nights.

  • Hike the complete TMR Trail or any other series of trails within the TMR Reservation totaling 30 miles, not exceeding ten miles per day.

  • Visit the TMR Scout Museum.

  • Take the Ten Mile River Historical Trails Quiz.

  • Write an essay of at least 100 words about what you learned about history from this hiking experience.

                                                                OR

  • Camp in the vicinity of the TMR Trail for at least one day and one night.

  • Hike 10 miles on the TMR Trail System.

  • Camp in the vicinity of the Delaware River for at least two days and one night.

  • Canoe 20 miles on the Delaware River during the two-day period.

  • Visit the TMR Scout Museum.

  • Take the Ten Mile River Historical Trails Quiz.

  • Write an essay of at least 100 words about what you learned about history from this hiking experience.

 

 

To earn the 50-miler device:

 

  • Hike the complete TMR Trail and a Delaware River canoe trip or additional hiking.

  • The total hike afoot/afloat must be 50 miles and must be taken within a continuous period of no more than seven days with foot trail hiking not to exceed ten miles per day.

  • Visit the TMR Scout Museum.

  • Take the Ten Mile River Historical Trails Quiz.

  • Write an essay of at least 100 words about what you learned about history from this hiking experience.

 

Notes:

 

  1. The Unit can complete the hiking/canoeing requirement and the TMR Scout Museum visit on different dates and in any order.Both must be completed within eight months of each other.

  2. Earning a device also earns the trail medal and the option of purchasing the lesser devices. For example, if you earn the 50-miler device, you can also purchase the 30- and 14-miler devices.

  3. You must choose the medal and/or devices you wish to earn and complete the entire hiking/canoeing requirement on one trip.You cannot, for example, complete the requirements for the 14-miler device on one trip, and then hike an additional 16 miles on a subsequent trip to earn the 30-miler device.You must complete the hiking requirement for the 30-miler device on one trip.

  4. The Museum recommends specific hike routes to complete the 10-mi., 14-mi., and 30-mi. hike requirement. See the TMRHT literature.

  5. No backtracking. You can't hike 5 miles out and 5 miles back to complete the requirement for a 10-mile hike.

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Ten Mile River Scout Museum

1481 County Road 26

Narrowsburg, NY  12764

845-252-2063